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10:32 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Economic Impact of Bringing Hollywood Film Crews to Cincinnati Area

Bringing Hollywood production companies to film movies in the Cincinnati area has generated an ecomomic impact of $27 million in direct spending so far this year. That is the finding of a study by the University of Cincinnati's Economics Center. The study was prepared for the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission.  Executive Director Kristen Erwin Schlotman tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that filming provides local revenues in a variety of ways.   

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 19, 2014

AARP Launches "I Heart Caregivers" Campaign to Provide Support/Networking

The American Association of Retired Persons is launching a new online initiative designed to recognize the more than forty-two million Americans who help care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can stay at home, as opposed to costly institutions. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked AARP spokesperson Taisha Rollins why it is important to acknowledge the efforts of caregivers. (get more information at www.aarp.org/iheartcaregivers )

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Studio 89
12:00 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Studio 89 with Kentucky Struts

WNKU welcomes Kentucky Struts to Studio 89 on November 24th.

Request your seats for the next Studio 89 today.

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Audio Archives
7:19 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Audio Archive: Studio 89 with Tracy Walker

WNKU welcomed local singer-songwriter Tracy Walker  to Studio 89 on November 10th. Didn't get a chance to attend the Studio 89 with Tracy Walker?  Missed it live on the radio? Just wanna hear it again?  Either way, we've got you covered here with the audio archive.  And remember, WNKU members get first dibs on seating for Studio 89.  Don't miss the next great show.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Dayton Officials Seek Volunteers for "Men of Color go Back to School"

Officials in Dayton are looking for volunteers to participate in their “Men of Color go Back to School” event on December 10th . Commissioner Jeffrey Mims says it will give people a chance to share information about their careers and community involvement. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked commissioner Mims what the volunteers will be doing. (Interested volunteers can contact Ze’ana Kitchens at zeana.kitchens@daytonohio.gov or call 937.333.4991 by November 19th )

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News from WNKU
6:36 am
Fri November 14, 2014

City Beat Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Cincinnati's weekly alternative newspaper, City Beat, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with publisher Dan Bockrath and asked him how the paper got its start. 

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

"Magic and Mistletoe" Opens Tomorrow at the Krohn Conservatory

The staff at the Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati is putting the finishing touches on their new holiday displays titled, “Magic and Mistletoe “ which opens tomorrow. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Director Andrea Schepman what’s new this year. (Get more information at www.cincinnatiparks.com/krohn )

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News from WNKU
4:29 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Brazee Street Studios-- Glass for Greater Good

This Friday night, the glass blowers at Brazee Street Studios in Cincinnati's Oakley neighborhood will host an event called "Glass for Greater Good". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Amy Wheeler, the coordinator of the event.   

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Ohio SPCA is Asking for Donations to Help Feed Horses and Farm Animals this Winter

The Ohio SPCA is looking for donations to help feed horses and farm animals that have been removed from dangerous and abusive conditions. Executive director Teresa Landon says the situation is dire, and they may have to begin turning horses away if they don’t get help. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Landon to describe the situation. (get donation information at www.ohiospca.org or through paypal at ohiospca@frontier.com )

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Studio Archives
5:14 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Audio Archive: Paul Thorn

Paul Thorn played a sold-out show at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley in October.  Before the show, he stopped by WNKU to chat and play a few tunes for Keegan and our listening audience.  What?!  You weren't listening?!  That's okay.  Here's the audio archive:

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